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Auction Napa Valley

June 9, 2011

Bidding in the rain

June 7, 2011
Bidding in the rain

It was a wet ‘n wild afternoon at this year’s big Napa wine auction as an unseasonable _ I mean really unbelievable, are you kidding me, winter storms in June?! _ downpour pounded the event. But although umbrellas took the place of big hats it was charity that reigned as the 31-year-old event reached...
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Auction Napa Valley

June 7, 2010
Auction Napa Valley

  Napa Valley vintners partied like it was 1989 for their annual auction this weekend, and what a swell party it was.  Black tie, evening gowns and a fancy emcee: Out. Flowered dresses, big hats and “Walk Like an Egyptian” rock group the Bangles: In. The result was $8.5 million raised for local charities, a good...
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Languedoc dogs

Look out, winery dogs of Napa Valley. Yes, I know you’re cute and featured in all sorts of books and articles, but let me...
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Living the nice life, in Nice

Bonjour and greetings from the French Riviera. Vinecdote is on the road again, this time visiting Nice and the wine country of the Languedoc....
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